Poomala Dam Pictures – Thrissur, Kerala
Poomala Dam is in Thrissur district,Kerala. Poomala dam uses for irrigation purpose which is in Mulankunnathukavu Panchayath in Thrissur. Poomala dam is a good tourist spot in Thrissur. In 1939 a division weir was constructed in the Poomala Valley and in 1968 a Poomala reservoir was commissioned.
The dam is constructed with mud and stone and is managed by the Kerala Minor Irrigation Department. The dam is situated 94.50 meters above mean sea level. Poomala Dam was officially designated as a tourist centre by the Home Minister of State on 21 March 2010. Pathazhakundu dam lies to its north, which presently is oriented only for irrigation. Other facilities in Poomala dam includes a walkway of 600 metres, boating in the reservoir, a community hall that can accommodate 300 persons and a toilet.